2014 - 2018
Those who gave their lives from Yarm ______________________________________
WALKER, Edward William. Pte 58418 2/4th Yorks & Lancs and formerly 3395 of 4th Yorks.
The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website
Son of William Walker, blacksmith and Isabel his wife of Layfield House, Yarm; brother of Harold. He enlisted at Northallerton in Jan 1915 while living in Yarm and is apparently incorrectly recorded on Egglescliffe’s Memorial. A William Walker is recorded on the Methodist Church Memorial and as the family were Methodist it is assumed this refers to Edward William. Grand Ravine Brit Cem, France
Yarm 1914 Research ________________
The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.